Pterinopelma sazimai

(Bertani, Nagahama & Fukushima, 2011)

Brazilian blue (terrestrial)
Brazil
~ 6 cm bodylength
Longevity: ♀ ~ 20 years, ♂ ~ 5 years

This beautiful tarantula was named after Dr. Named Sazima who was the first to collect this spider in the 70s. Females get a noticeable blue color, while males look more inconspicuous. The actual basic color is brown.

Pterinopelma sazimai